Category Archives: Holy Week

Rich and Varied Celebrations of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The week that starts each year with the Sunday before Easter Day, Palm Sunday, is known to Christians as Holy Week.  Its importance and significance in the Church is highlighted by its being called ‘The Great Week’ in the early … Continue reading

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Annual Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Clergy, lay readers, and lay ministers together with a substantial congregation responded to an invitation from the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, to join in the Annual Chrism Eucharist in St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork on Maundy … Continue reading

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Good Friday Liturgical Performance at Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Good Friday night (14th April) the choir of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, under the baton of Director of Music, Peter Stobart, performed John Stainer’s Holy Week oratorio The Crucifixion.  The soloists were Josh Spink (Tenor) and Chris Southgate … Continue reading

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‘Vulnerability is part of Christian Ministry’ – Bishop Paul Colton at Annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist

Sermon preached by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton at the Diocesan Chrism Eucharist In the Cathedral Church of St Fachtna, Rosscarbery, Co Cork On Maundy Thursday, 13th April, 2017 In this month’s … Continue reading

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Douglas Churches Together Start Holy Week with Palm Sunday Walk of Witness in Cork

Palm Sunday in south Cork was marked, for the ninth year in a row, by a Walk of Witness by members of Douglas Churches Together in the southern suburbs of Cork City.  Clergy and representatives of  the three member churches, met on … Continue reading

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Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, announces his Holy Week 2017 Programme

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has announced the programme and schedule for his Holy Week visit to the Cork parish of Douglas Union with Frankfield starting on Palm Sunday 9th April. ‘I’m using a contemporary … Continue reading

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross Chrism Eucharist and Renewal of Commitment to Ministry on Maundy Thursday

Clergy and lay church workers from Cork, Cloyne and Ross, gathered in St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, Co Cork with the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, on Maundy Thursday, for the annual Chrism Eucharist and the Renewal of Ordination vows … Continue reading

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